Chase the Rainbow: Rainbow Activities for Kids

Chase the Rainbow : Rainbow Learning Activities for Kids

Chase the Rainbow! Rainbows have always been a symbol of hope after the storm and captured the imagination of young children. Parents know that rainbows show up in children’s artwork because they make them happy. In all honesty, rainbows make adults happy too. When we sheltered in place, there was a trend to put rainbows … [Read more…]

Get in the Kitchen with Harlow’s Harvest

Harlow's Harvest

The kitchen is the hub of the home. It is where we gather around every major holiday and where the most important conversations take place. Cooking brings families together and as the world has slowed down, it has reinforced the importance of spending quality time with our children. Harlow’s Harvest is a cooking subscription box … [Read more…]

Distance Learning: Fun Brain Breaks

Brain Boosting Breaks

When the world stopped and most families huddled indoors during the winter for remote learning as their parents attempted to work indoors, there was a common theme being expressed: too much screen time. I have specific rules about how much screen time my kids can have; however, when the quarantine began in New Jersey most … [Read more…]

2020 Back to School Guide

Back to School Guide 2020

This school year, we are very excited to partner with amazing companies such as Faber Castell, Magformers, Thames & Kosmos, Creativity for Kids, Miniland, GuideDots, The UPside Delivered, and Little Global Citizens to bring you amazing back to school products that will get your kids excited about going back to school! As educators we look … [Read more…]

Tastes Around the World: The eat2explore Cooking Subscription Kit

Tastes from Around the World eat2explore subscription

Get a stamp in your passport! One of my fondest memories from traveling to Paris was tasting amazing food from breakfast to dinner! From the rich and tender beef bourguignon to the light café éclair, I became a Francophile in a three-day stopover in the city of lights. Fresh flavors and ingredients are unique to … [Read more…]

Know Before You Go: Safety Measures at Wild West City

Safety Measures at Wild West City

With so many days inside our homes, New Jersey is determined to move around! Talking to colleagues, researching online, and brainstorming with friends, there is a focus to be outdoors as we still struggle with a global pandemic. As parents, we wonder what allows our families to be safe as we visit destinations but at … [Read more…]

NJ Day Trips: Hiking Fun & Outdoor Adventures

Hiking Fun & Outdoor Adventures

Adventure Awaits! There is nothing like the outdoors! It allows you to take a deep breath of fresh air and find some peace and tranquility. Whether it is hiking, camping, or fishing, New Jersey offers many opportunities for families to explore. In this post, we have compiled our many outdoor posts to help encourage you … [Read more…]

Museum Fun: Questions and Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Museum Fun Questions and Activities to Enhance your Trip (2)

Transporting us back in time or encouraging us to imagine the future, museums are educational centers that inspire us. At Mommy University, we have boasted about the multiple benefits of bringing children to museums whether art, science, or history. After a recent visit to the Baltimore Museum of Art, however, I realized that there are … [Read more…]

Hike New Jersey: Schooley’s Mountain

Hike New Jersey Schooleys Mountain

There is nothing like encountering a waterfall during a hike to perk your spirits and energize you for the remainder of the adventure. Schooley’s Mountain offers a two tier waterfall that can be found through a calm stroll starting from Lake George or, for those who want a challenge, you can scale the rocky terrain. … [Read more…]

Amazing Lavender Fields in New Jersey

Amazing Lavender Fields in New Jersey

While we have loved visiting sunflowers in New Jersey, we realized that there are other floral experiences in the garden state. Known for so many health benefits, lavender was a favorite scent of the original blue eyes himself Frank Sinatra, and it really does have a lovely rich scent. From cooking to therapeutic purposes, lavender … [Read more…]